Our electrical courses cover a wide range of interesting topics at Learn Technique you’ll find everything from Total Electrical Courses to specialist courses like Emergency Lighting or Fire Alarm installation. We think it’s a great profession to enter and we have highlighted a few of the main reasons you should think about training to become a qualified electrician in our latest blog.
- Job for life: Once you receive your qualifications as a trained electrician nobody can take them away from you. This is a job for life, you can work in the industry until retirement age and enjoy the benefits of working in a safe industry. You have a sense of security as a qualified electrician and know your next job is just around the corner.
- Flexible working hours: Train to become a qualified electrician and you can work freelance and choose your own working hours. You’re not tied to a desk, there’s no boss breathing down your neck, you simply get on with your work and enjoy what you do. If you want to work weekends that’s fine, if you don’t, that’s okay too. You set the pattern as a self-employed electrician and you can be as flexible as you like.
- Good pay: The money isn’t bad as an electrician either. Obviously the rate rises the more experienced you are and it depends on how much work you do and where you are based at the moment. Still, you’ll always have the opportunity to top up your earnings if you work for an electrical installation company by doing ‘foreigners’ at the weekend.
- Chance to improve skills at any time: Become a qualified electrician and you can add to your skills if you want to diversify. You could become an expert in renewable energy for example, learn how to install solar panels or ground source heat pumps and add a number of feathers to your cap. The more experienced you are the more you’ll be in demand and that means extra work.
- Constant demand for trained electricians: There’s always a steady demand for good, honest electricians, society is always going to need electrical work. The electrical industry is a safe industry to enter into so get trained up and become a spark as soon as you can!